On 5/13/2021 6:11 AM, Whisper wrote:
> On 13/05/2021 4:00 pm, Daniel65 wrote:
wrote on 13/5/21 4:22 am:
>>> Since the Universe is obviously infinite, dimensionally ( and also in
>>> time ), however small the probability, there are still likely an
>>> infinite number of planets with intelligent life.
>>> BUT, due to the vast interstellar distances, the chance of meaningful
>>> interaction with others is essentially 0 .
>>> No, we've never been visited by aliens, aren't being visited now, and
>>> never will be.
>> Have you ever been called "A One-Trick Pony"??
> But he's right. This newsgroup is full of fantasists who really think
> we'll travel among the stars one day and interact with intelligent
> aliens. Absolutely ludicrous.
> We'd never survive even 1% of the journey to another star. Humans
> aren't built for interstellar travel. And yes there are many aliens out
> there, but the distances make it impossible to ever meet them.
Ahhh, but the distances do not necessarily make it
impossible for us to ever see/hear/receive a clear
message from them.
That would be a humanity changing time.
The SETI Institute
VIDEO: Science Bites: Responding to a Detection - What Happens?
SETI Institute Senior Astronomer
explains what would happen in the event we detected a possible
Watch here: https://buff.ly/3fa42SZ